Besides the likes of Pete "SuperMix" Salaz, Z-Trip, and Robbie Rob, few cats in the Valley epitomize old-school DJ culture than Stephen Peabody. For more than 16 years, the performer known as Mr. P-Body has worked turntables at practically every major club -- both past and present -- in metro Phoeni ... More >>
Did you read Monday's Onion story "SxSW as Cool and as Real as It Gets, Reports Marketing Associate?" Once again, the satirical site takes aim and takes down its target. South by Southwest mania is upon us, and chances are your social-media channels are already being inundated with dispatches from ... More >>
Joshua Johnson Kai at Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa 5594 W. Wildhorse Pass Boulevard, Chandler 602-225-0100 www.wildhorsepass.com See also: -- Todd Sicolo Dishes on Grant Achatz and His Short-Lived Las Vegas Marriage -- Conor Favre Leaves Arizona Biltmore for Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa This is ... More >>
See Also: Chef James Porter Leaves Big Earl's BBQ James Porter Petite Maison 7216 E. Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale 480-991-6887 www.petitemaisonaz.com This is part one of my interview with James Porter, chef-owner of Petite Maison. Come back tomorrow for part two, when Porter explains why Deadliest Cat ... More >>
Prestion SmithPreston Smith The improviser, director, instructor and marketer for Jester'Z Improv Comedy in Scottsdale performs regularly with the troupe. What'd you eat for dinner last night? I teach improv comedy, and a student brought me a pie to the last class. I took it home and forgot ... More >>
The latest issue of the League of American Orchestras' trade magazine Symphony features a cover story on Michael Christie, the 34-year-old conductor of the Phoenix Symphony and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. As is the case with most trade magazine stories, the article is flattering in the extreme. So mu ... More >>
A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds
The way to show love to family members takes some wicked turns in the Valley
The artists currently known as Less Pain Forever reveal their greatest hoaxes. But will the last time be the charm?
Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters
Goldwater heir and local urban-music impresario join forces to turn up the Heat
Veteran musicians say what's to like, hate about Valley venues
Sunny Day Real Estate reunites to find that its myth has grown exponentially
Wailing Souls take their vintage reggae skank into the realm of psychedelia
Seattle's 764-HERO expands its lineup, abandoning the ranks of the Northwest's great indie duos
July 9 - 15, 1998
San Diego's Rocket From the Crypt is ready to take over the world, and make you like it
Pollen bids adieu to Wind-Up Records over those pesky old artistic differences
Z-Trip, Emile, and Radar remake Thursdays at Nita's
Trunk Federation's second album finds each member getting in touch with his disturbed inner child
Local concert-production company brings underground rock to downtown Phoenix
Legal community pays its respects to flamboyant attorney Mike Scott
Just a few splashes of vinegar to cut all the honey in this issue . . .
Nightclubs draw minorities, they get dissed by the authorities. Rap ain't allowed in this white-bread town. Don't hire our Kops? We bust yo' chops. Word.